Milwaukee Tool to expand in Mississippi, add 600 jobs

Freeman Staff

Dec. 7, 2017

BROOKFIELD — Milwaukee Tool continues to grow in Wisconsin and across the country. On Wednesday, the company announced it would expand its three Mississippi facilities during the next four years and add about 600 jobs.

“Once again, Milwaukee Tool confirms its commitment to doing business in our state by growing its existing operations and providing hundreds of Mississippians with good, stable jobs. The state values the partnership we share with Milwaukee Tool and is thrilled to play a role in the industry leader’s continued growth,” said Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant in a statement.

The growth will accommodate cordless power tool manufacturing, accessory manufacturing and additional distribution capacity.

“Milwaukee Tool is dedicated to driving growth and creating new jobs in the United States,” said Milwaukee Tool Group President Steve Richman in a statement.